I have been teaching in the public school system for 14 years. Currently I am a first grade teacher. My previous experience includes preschool, special education, kindergarten, first grade and reading specialist.
Hands on and engaging to help students develop a love for learning! I love to use games for interventions to help students succeed.
Virginia Reading Teacher of the Year (2014) District Teacher of the Year (2013) 3 time Teacher of the Year for my school (2003, 2006, 2013) Local Reading Council Reading Teacher of the Year (2013) Outstanding Special Educator (2003)
Bachelor's Degree in Primary General Education and Special Education. Master's Degree in Reading (Pk-12)
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Music, Special Education, Geography, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Classroom Management, Character Education, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Place Value, Summer, End of Year